Former dictator, Ax Preston, has returned to England to take up the role of Green President, however the contract isn’t all it appears to be from a distance. Decamping to Paris, the Triumvirate stage a protest against the government’s Slave Labour camps by mimicking the same conditions for all to see.

Meanwhile, international relations continue to be fragile, England is embarrassed by its former leaders, and the USA has trouble brewing that could have serious consequences for Ax, Sage and Fiorinda.

This is book four in Gwyneth Jones’ critically-acclaimed BOLD AS LOVE series.